Celebrating St. Patrick's in Dublin

This will inaugurate a new type of blog post titled “Only in New York” that I will share with my readers on occasion. I know that the kinds of incidents I will write about can and do happen elsewhere, but to me New York with its diverse population is a microcosm of the world, so…

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Russia, Russia, Russia—the country, it seems, is on everyone’s lips these days. One’s political affiliation doesn’t matter. The questions swirl. Did they, or didn’t they impact our electoral system? And if so, to what end? I am as interested in the answers as anyone but have none for you. So why am I writing this…

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I know, you thought that would be a post about some long forgotten history, maybe a story of pre -WWII Germany. Sadly, it is not. It is a present-day account of our, so called, free America. On February 28th, someone shot at the Hebrew school classroom window in Mike Pence’s State, Indiana, otherwise known as…

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Artist Nachman Libeskind, 1997

Dear Readers: My apologies for a tardy post. Life and medical issues have gotten in the way. This article first appeared in LifeZette on October, 5th, 2016. Many of you might not have read it. A proud daughter recalls a father’s hard-won example by Annette Libeskind Berkovits | 05 Oct 2016 at 5:48 AM While…

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First and foremost, I want to wish all my readers a joyous New Year. May 2017, bring you good health and the fulfillment of all you have planned for this year. Given the turbulence of the past year and the repackaging of our electoral politics I suppose we all need to buckle up for the…

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      I swore that I’d not post any politically oriented blogs. After all, I want you as readers of my books and do not want anything to taint your inclination to consider reading them. But I will overcome my squeamishness to talk about politics in public, if you’ll forgive me. As a naturalized…

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Maybe because I’ve lived on three continents and moved so many times, I am fairly comfortable with change. For the most part, I see change as progress, as something positive. Recently however, I was more than a bit disturbed by the changes I noticed in Miami Beach and nearby area. My husband and I haven’t…

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